11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  9​h
1
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porvoo online holiday planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Porvoo is an approximately 9-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Porvoo, with highs around 21°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Stromforsin ruukki
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Family-friendly places like Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Beach Mansikkalahti will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Repovesi National Park and Hiidenvuori. Explore Kouvola's surroundings by going to Kotka (Riverside Park, Kotka Church, & more). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila and examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip planner .

You can drive from Porvoo to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner .

You can drive from Kouvola to Tampere in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stadin Panimo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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